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Can AI take over from Estate Agents

AI has the potential to automate certain tasks within the real estate industry, including aspects traditionally handled by estate agents. However, it's important to note that as of my last knowledge update in January 2022, AI is not capable of completely taking over all aspects of a real estate agent's role, especially those that require human touch, neg...

23/01/2024
Revere's 2023 Review

As we reflect on another year in the heart of Edinburgh's real estate market, I am thrilled to share our journey and what 2023 had to offer. The big talking point of this year was the obvious shift in the market, favouring first time buyers and other property purchasers alike. Since opening our doors in January 2021, we have operated in a strong seller’s market with numer...

15/12/2023
In the News

New legislation covering holiday lets means that the market in short-term buy-to-lets could be hit hard, and the ability to pivot the focus of owners’ portfolios in a nimble fashion will be key to future investment success. In response, bespoke estate agency Revere has partnered with letting experts ALTIDO, part of the wider DoveVivo Group, to offer a pioneering en...

28/09/2023
Nappy change, feed, burp, sleep, repeat...

Parenthood is one magical and exhausting trip that we wouldn’t change for anything in this world. Although maybe we would change the way we return to our chosen careers and the fight to source childcare, remain financially stable and still have time to look after ourselves. For many of us, the return to work is not an option due to several factors and the main being flexi...

21/03/2023
Revere in the News

Can the Edinburgh property market learn lessons from industry practices in other countries? Craig Barrie, who launched estate agents Revere in the Capital in March 2021, believes so – and his young company has already collected an array of top awards to prove his point. Just this year, Revere has won four: Gold Winner Estate Agent in Edinburgh at the British Property Awar...

04/01/2023
Community Spotlight: Balerno

The up-and-coming Balerno is a hot topic on buyers lips this 2022 and we can see exactly why. From its quaint village set up, well served schools, community feel and beautiful homes it is no surprise that Balerno is the new place to purchase a property. The need to reside in the city centre is no longer as palpable and many of us are willing to travel that extra bit further if...

29/03/2022
March is the best month to sell your home!

It has been clear, from an Estate Agency point of view, where the real demand is just now in the Edinburgh market. Many homeowners are deciding to sell up their City Centre pads and moving to the outskirts of Edinburgh and beyond. Rightmove’s latest stats show that there has been a 70% jump in searches for gardens in the last 2 years and this looks like it is going to be...

10/03/2022
Our year wrapped up

Revere first opened our doors in March this year and it’s fair to say it has been a rollercoaster. As a company who was born into Covid we adapted our business model to deal with the possibility of more lockdowns and obstructions. Unfortunately, the end is not quite yet in sight, however, we continue to work with our clients by putting both their and buyers’ safety...

17/12/2021
The rise of home offices and how our buying decisions are changing

We have spent the past year working from home and have realised how successful it has been for many, resulting in it becoming the new normal. Our kitchen worktops and sofas are no longer where we spend backbreaking hours, and we are now being creative with our homes and the spaces available. Bedrooms are being moved around to allow space for desks and balance out our work and p...

18/05/2021
Edinburgh’s new skyline welcoming opportunities for buyers and sellers – is it for everyone?

Hello St James Quarter! It has been no surprise the anticipation and excitement carried with this new development - it has been the topic of conversation from the very beginning and to now visit in person, it is simply wonderful. From the skylight ceiling to the traditional stone walls there is plenty to please everybody. The £1bn asset has welcomed a mass opening of jobs...

18/05/2021
New on the scene: The first successful month during a pandemic

Starting any new business is exciting yet requires plenty of preparation and a clear vision, it is also challenging if you are entering a competitive space with businesses that have been in the game for a long period of time. In order to fit in, as well as stand out, you need to have something different and unique. What is your USP? What will set you apart from a busy crowd? Wh...

20/04/2021
First Home, First Served!

Why you should apply if you are in the process of securing a your first homeThis is no April Fool’s joke! Applications have reopened for the First Home Fund which means first-time buyers can receive up to £25,000 to help boost their deposit and successfully, secure that dream home. Understandably, not everyone is fortunate enough to buy a property without any sort o...

01/04/2021
The Paperless Agent

The paperless Agent: Why you may need to switch from pen and paper to technology Go on admit it, we’ve all been handed a piece of paper with important information and lost it. You spend ages sifting through other bits of paper, looking under the bed, resorting to blaming your partner or worse case “the dog must have chewed it”. Wouldn’t things be a lot e...

19/03/2021